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- adj. of a moderate to pale blue or purplish blue
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Ms. Barak's four-movement ballet -- for which she designed some powdery-blue and pink tutus for her nine women and rather bland gray and white costuming for her three men -- takes Britten's not-all-that-simple symphony at face value.
The cloak concealed his robes of powdery-blue silk, rustling softly like the scaly skin of serpents in an underground den.